PL EN


Journal
2020 | 35(2) | 16-39
Article title

Wizje globalnego zbawienia w myśli mesjanistycznej Juliusza Słowackiego i filozofii Teilharda de Chardin

Authors
Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
Abstracts
PL
Juliusz Słowacki and Teilhard de Chardin did not have much in common. The former was a Polish poet who wrote in the first half of the 19th century using a literary-pictorial style. The latter, on the other hand, was a French philosopher working in the first half of the 20th century using a scientific and intellectual style. In spite of these differences, one may get the impression that they both followed the same goal: to learn and explain the principles of the development of the world, from its origin to its end, from Alpha to Omega. This aspiration was accompanied by a belief (in Słowacki’s case, a messianic one) that the progress of existence leads to salvation and takes place according to a certain plan. One of the main mechanisms of this plan is the process of lifting the consciousness through the evolution of various biological forms towards its final shape – unity with God who is both a person and the absolute which encompasses all of the creation. Although the poet and the philosopher used different communication codes, their works share a common vision of evolution as a transition from an unconscious, dispersed existence to a united being in which the spirit, the knowledge and the mind can achieve a “global”, yet personalized level.
Contributors
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ceon.element-f45d59fa-4ca1-3bf5-8eb4-49a24f53bd2e
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.